It is… so tempting to write a silly vlog-like introduction. But I’d like to mention a few news items and some upcoming events. ^_^
First up in signalboosting news not related to me, we have an Elizabeth Barrette special. ^_^
October 7th will see a poetry fishbowl with the theme of “mad science”. Be sure to note it in your calendar.
The second part of Amazing Stories’ interview of Elizabeth is now up. There are also two more audio recordings of Elizabeth’s work.
In me-related news (mostly) there is the following. ^_^
On October 1st, I opened up the very first Dovelet Prompt Call. The session will remain open until the 15th. So far it hasn’t garnered a lot of interest, but there’s still time. ^_^ I’m still figuring out what the best way to tackle them is for me.
You can leave prompts on this post as well if you’d rather. (Or emailing them. Just make sure you prompt where I can see you and where I know you’re giving me a prompt. I’m not fussy.) I’ve been having issues with comments getting eaten on the main blog. I’m really, really sorry. I think it’s fixed now, but I’m not entirely sure. If you can’t get your comment posted here, please drop me an email or contact me some other way and let me know that the problem is persisting! Thank you!)
On October 8th, Tales of the Little Engine will be released. *bites nails* I haven’t been this nervous about anything else I’ve published, not even The Passage of Pearl.
On October 14th, I’ll be interviewing Cheryl Mahoney about her upcoming book, The Storyteller and Her Sisters.
I’ll also be talking about the pros and pros of ebooks and print books, contact lenses, dyscalculia and several of the books I’ve read recently at various points this month. It’s a high-volume posting month! ^_^
I also have some sadder news. I’ll be pulling Feather by Feather off Smashwords and the retailers it ships to on October 31st. It may take a little while for it to percolate and it’ll remain available on Amazon, but if you want to get a non-Kindle copy be sure to buy it by the 31st. After that it’ll join Tales of the Little Engine in my experimentation with going kindle exclusive. (It’ll also have fewer typos, though!)